Don’t miss Tayari Jones as she visits cities all over the country sharing the story of her Silver Sparrow, new in paperback. The Los Angeles Times called it “impossible to put down,” and you won’t be able to stop talking about it. Below are the tour dates – check and see if she’s coming toContinue reading

“… It belongs to everyone.” Tayari Jones talks here about what led her to write Silver Sparrow, her compelling novel that is resonating with readers far and wide, from NPR to Ann Patchett. Brand new in paperback, Silver Sparrow makes for wonderful conversation. Share it with your book club, share it with your family–and join TayariContinue reading

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas! Here at Algonquin we never get bored of giving books as gifts. I like to think that those of us who have grown to be such devoted book lovers inherited this passion from our parents. For Mother’s Day this year, I urge all of you to run to yourContinue reading

O Magazine’s Favorite Books of 2011 list Slate’s Best Books of 2011 list Library Journal’s Top Ten Best Books of 2011 list Atlanta Magazine’s Best Books of 2011 list June 2011 Indie Next Pick National Women’s Book Association Great Group Read for 2011 As you pack your beach towels and sunscreen and prepare your summerContinue reading

AHH, FEBRUARY, THE MONTH OF LOVE! What better way to commemorate Valentine’s Day than by spreading the love of reading? We asked seven Algonquin authors to choose their favorite Algonquin title ever—a book they have an undeniable, passionate crush on. Their answers, ranging from early classics to more recent works, are sure to make youContinue reading

Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow The Love Wife by Gish Jen:  This novel takes us to the heart of the most complicated–and a complicating–American family. It broke my heart and then put it back together again. Last Seen by Jacqueline Jones Lamon: Sometimes poetry can take us somewhere that fiction just can’t. These poemsContinue reading